Sam Crane (actor)

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Sam Crane (born c. 1980) is an English actor who has mainly worked in theatre. He was listed in New York Magazine as one of London's hottest young stage actors and was nominated for the Ian Charleson Award in 2008.

He had his television lead role debut playing Fred in the BBC's six part drama series Desperate Romantics.[1]

Crane is a member of the Old Vic New Voices scheme. He attended the Royal Court Young Writers Programme, and has had work performed at the Old Red Lion Theatre and Hampstead Theatre.

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Crane is the son of playwright Richard Crane and theatre director Faynia Williams. He studied at Oxford University, and LAMDA. He is married to filmmaker Pinny Grylls and they have a young son and daughter.[2]


  1. ^ Interview in "Yorkshire Evening Post"
  2. ^ Interview in the Evening Times, 21 July 2009

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